â€œNot a Single Jew killed on 9/11â€� says Missouri Democratic Candidate for State Office
MD Rabbi Alam is a Democratic candidate for Missouri’s Secretary of State. Mr. Alam is a Bangladeshi Muslim by birth, former veteran of the Gulf Wars and a 9/11 truther turned anti-Semite. According to a Kansas City CBS news affiliate KMOX report, Alam has ‘apologized’ for his alleged intemperate remarks that “not a single Jew was killed on 9/11”. Given his mea culpa was Alam taken to the wood shed by State of Missouri and national Democratic officials after revelations about his remarks spilled out on the blogosphere these last few days? As evidence of the Obama Administration outreach to American Muslims running for state and local offices, Alam was invited to a White House meeting last December. Was David A. Harris, the erstwhile head of the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC), involved in the damage control when Mr. Alam ‘misspoke’? Probably not. After all he’s still recovering from the resignation last week of Ms. Evelyn Garcia, an aide to South Florida US Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democrat National Chairwoman, caught in a nasty anti-Israel email exchange railing against Israel allegedly committing war crimes. Neither, the NJDC nor the DNC had any press releases up on this incident in Missouri with anti-Semitic truther Alam.
Note these excerpts from the KMOX news report about this latest episode of Islamic Jew hatred by a Muslim seeking high state office in the American heartland:
A top Democrat running for secretary of state in Missouri has apologized after saying he doesn’t believe any Jewish people died during the 9/11 attacks.
MD Alam, who established the Missouri Democratic Party Asian American Caucus in 2007, told The Washington Free Beacon that he has “articles and research” showing that no Jewish people died during the worst terrorist attack on American soil.
“My question was, ‘What’s the reason not a single Jew was killed on that day,’” Alam told the Free Beacon. “Was there a single Jew killed on that day?”
Alam has raised these claims many times, including during an online forum in 2009 entitled “Was 9/11 a conspiracy?” calling 9/11 an official holiday for Jewish people. The State Department reports that there were nearly 400 Jewish victims that day.
Alam also doesn’t believe it was just the planes that took down the World Trade Center towers.
“I have 100 percent doubts. It doesn’t add up,” he explained to the Free Beacon. “My bottom line is the plane is not solely responsible for destroying the whole building.”
Alam apologized for his comments to VIN News, saying that he was misinformed and was originally “convinced by the material he read on the Internet” that no Jewish people died during 9/11.
The Missouri Secretary of State hopeful attended an event in May hosted by radical Islamic cleric and 9/11 Truther Sheik Khalid Yasin.
“I call myself a student,” Alam told the Free Beacon. “I’m learning from other people’s experiences. I am not 100 percent or 15 percent with [Sheik Yasin]. I only listen to people.”
Alam’s website states that he worked for then-Sen. Barack Obama and the Democratic Party during the 2008 election.
An earlier Washington Free Beacon Report, “Secretary of Truth”, on the Alam incident noted the comments of 9/11 Families leader Debra Burlingame and Democratic strategist and former AIPAC spokesman Josh Block:
Alam’s longstanding ties to the president and Democratic Party make his radical views about the 9/11 attacks and Jewish people all the more startling, political insiders and campaign experts say.
“When people make the Jewish claim with respect to the 9/11 attacks, that is such a red flag for an anti-Semite,” said Debra Burlingame, a board member of the national security group Keep America Safe. “It’s a dirty little truth for the 9/11 Truthers.”
“Missourians should be very concerned about this,” added Burlingame, who is the sister of Charles Burlingame III, the pilot of American Airlines flight 77, which was steered into the Pentagon by terrorist hijackers on September 11, 2001. “All of those ‘questions’ have been debunked. It’s not the questions they care about. It’s the smears.”
Others wondered how the DNC could allow Alam to rise in its ranks.
“That the DNC would in any way affiliate itself with a 9/11 Truther who spews such anti-Semitic lunacy, and defends and repeats such bile when confronted, is beyond deeply troubling, it’s simply wrong,” said Josh Block, a Democratic strategist and former spokesman for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
“This guy’s sentiments are especially outrageous in the context of 9/11, and are incredibly offensive to the families of all victims of al Qaeda’s vile terrorist attack on America. One can only assume the DNC allowed such a relationship unknowingly.”
Alam’s foray into Democratic activism started in 2007 when he founded the Missouri Democratic Party Asian American caucus, “one of the three statewide political organizations affiliated and working closely with the Missouri Democratic Party,” according to Alam’s website.
He also serves as the president of the North American Bangladeshi Association for Bangladesh, “a non-profit Educational based organization working closely with the US Department of Education.”
Democratic voters in Missouri should send a message to Alam, the DNC and the Obama White House, that Muslim candidates engaged in truther Jew Hatred have no place on a state ballot, let alone running for high office in any state in the US.